Practical Insights on Open Source

Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Published on: Nov 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We need digital and human rights initiatives, projects and strategies led by African organizations that contribute towards a healthy internet. New digital solutions...
Digital Public Goods Need Sustainable Funding for Success

Digital Public Goods Need Sustainable Funding for Success

Published on: Nov 10 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Last year, the UN Global Pulse and the Digital Public Goods Alliance conducted qualitative research to understand the challenges with developing and deploying digital...
How Many Africans Contribute to Open Source Software?

How Many Africans Contribute to Open Source Software?

Published on: Oct 06 2022 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The current literature on analyses of African participation in global digital infrastructure reveals very low open source contribution levels from the continent....
How LMIC Governments Can Benefit from the No-Code Revolution

How LMIC Governments Can Benefit from the No-Code Revolution

Published on: Aug 05 2022 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
No-code software application development is a paradigm shift sweeping the technology world. The research firm Gartner estimates that by 2025 around 70% of new applications...
Watch Now: Six Digital Health Global Goods Explained

Watch Now: Six Digital Health Global Goods Explained

Published on: Jul 28 2022 by Tech Change - Comments Off on Watch Now: Six Digital Health Global Goods Explained
 We are excited to share a new series of videos on digital health global goods that TechChange has developed in partnership with USAID, PATH/Digital Square. Each...
3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

Published on: May 12 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Electronic health records (EHRs) are digital medical charts. They contain information such as a patient’s demographics, medical history, and progress notes. The...
Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Published on: Mar 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Climate change has and will continue to have a profound impact on escalating infectious diseases. Warming temperatures are making new environments more suitable...
Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments

Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments

Published on: Mar 03 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments
Global goods are digital health software tools that are adaptable to different countries and contexts to help address key health system challenges. A mature digital...
Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions

Published on: Feb 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100,000 in Cryptocurrency for Blockchain Social Impact Solutions
The COVID-19 pandemic created economic hardships and has had compounding impacts on many aspects of children’s lives. Many children who couldn’t access digital...
5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector

5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector

Published on: Feb 17 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector
While simplified stories of success from the private sector are often unhelpful for humanitarian innovators, there are things that we can learn from entrepreneurial...